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The Understated Importance of Team Managers

The Understated Importance of Team Managers

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

Vivian Lee talks about her experiences as team manager of the men's volleyball team.

The Case for More Female Referees

The Case for More Female Referees

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

There is currently a lack of female referees in the sports world.

New Hirings Lead Women’s Volleyball Revamp

New Hirings Lead Women’s Volleyball Revamp

By Bela Kirpalani, Deputy Sports Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Following a disappointing 2017 season, the women's volleyball program hopes to improve, starting with two new hires and a fresh philosophy.

Girls’ Nights Out Turned Against Them By Club Promoters

Girls’ Nights Out Turned Against Them By Club Promoters

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, University Life

Club promoting is a corrupt system which reduces women to mere attractions, and exposes them to misconduct and harassment.

Sandinistas — Lost Lives and Preserved Legacies

Sandinistas — Lost Lives and Preserved Legacies

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

WSN sits down with Jenny Murray to discuss her "Las Sandinistas!” — a film about the women who fought during Nicaragua’s 1979 revolution and helped shape the following government.

The Intersectionality Feature

The Intersectionality Feature

By Pamela Jew and Veronica Liow

March 19, 2018


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

As we become more aware of issues related to identity, it is increasingly evident that intersectionality is a must when addressing how to tackle these. Given that intersectionality, coined by Kimberlé Crenshaw, began with the feminist movement, the Intersectionality Feature focuses on issues that plague f...

Reclaim Women’s History Month

Reclaim Women’s History Month

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We must reclaim Women's History Month. Students should take advantage of Women's History Month events around NYC and NYU.

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

Taylor Swift’s Assailant Should Not Have Been Hired as a DJ Again

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The DJ who sexually assaulted Taylor Swift was finally hired by a new radio station. Now he has the ability to make his female coworkers, fellow employees and guest stars feel uncomfortable and violated, just as he did with Swift.

Celebrities Must Use Their Platforms

Celebrities Must Use Their Platforms

By Shraddha Jajal, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Celebrities should use their platforms to actively support women's rights.

NYU Students Reflect on the Women’s March

NYU Students Reflect on the Women’s March

By Caroline Weinstein, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Among the thousands who marched in the Women's March were NYU students screaming slogans of empowerment and hope.

Do More for Women, NYU

Do More for Women, NYU

By WSN Editorial Board

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

NYU must ensure that women are not discouraged from pursuing their desired majors by working towards eliminating biases within fields.

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Even though it is a fictional show, the producers of "Black Mirror" should be conscious of the implications of this conflation during a political period where women’s healthcare is constantly under attack.

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